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2017 Chamber Ambassadors
The Valdosta-Lowndes County Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors are a group of professional volunteers from local businesses and various backgronds that serve as the public relations arm of the Chamber, aiding in welcoming new businesses to the area and new members. They can be recognized by their green jackets which symbolize prosperity, something they wish for every business in the community.

Ambassadors are highly visible by welcoming new members, making goodwill calls, assisting with ribbon cuttings, ground breakings, leading business of the week and other member events and Chamber functions throughout the year.

Mission Statement

To serve as goodwill ambassadors for the Chamber to the community at-large with the highest degree of professionalism, knowledge and integrity. Also promote the development of the Valdosta-Lowndes County Chamber by assisting with its events.

Interested in becoming an Ambassador?

If you are interested in joining this elite group of Chamber champions, please contact the Chamber and request an application at 229-247-8100 ext. 228 or Karil Brockington at


Visibility - You and your company will be visible at Chamber related functions and eligible for the Ambassador of the Year Award presented at the Chamber Annual Meeting.

Leadership - Build and advance effective, relevant, and professional programs and networking opportunities for Ambassador Members.


2017 Ambassador of the Year

Jerry Kozuch (South Gerogia Vein Center) 
Jerry of South Gerogia Vein Center sets high standards for what it means to be a Chamber Ambassador. She dedicates her time to ensuring that every event the Ambassadors attend is successful and memorable. Jerry has volunteered and assisted with more than 71 events in 2016, and has been an Ambassador since 2004. She regularly participates in many groundbreakings, ribbon cuttings, Leading Business of the Week presentations, Business After Hours and many other special events.

Ambassador of the Quarter

Congratulations to Jerry Kozuch (South Georgia Veiw Center) and Lane Sayre (Eye Associates) and Patti Minton (South Georgia Connection, not pictured) on their recognition as the Ambassador of the First Quarter.  This award is given to the Ambassador who has accumulated the most points during the First Quarter of the Year.  Thank you all for your hard work!

Miscellaneous Chamber events thoughout the year...

Leading Business of the Week

Ground Breakings

Ribbon Cuttings

Membership 101

Business After Hours

Meet the 2017 Team

Kimesha Bonner
(Fairway Outdoor Advertising)

Lane Sayre
(Eye Associates)

Candy Rowe
(Fairway Outdoor Advertising)

Courtney Copeland
(Holiday Inn Conference Center)


Rebecca Bradford-Williams


Kevin Miley
(SAMs Club)

Mary King
(Telamon Corporation)

Sandra Webb
(Southwest Georgia Bank)

Jerry Kozuch
(South Georgia Vein Centers)


Kinsey Hagedorn
(Holiday Inn Conference Center)

Kristi Hill
(Valdosta Daily Times)

Lisa Register
(Comfort Keepers)


Jessica Thornhill
(Ambassador Personnel Services)


Patti Minton
(South Georgia Connections)

Scott Register
(Comfort Keepers)

Thomas Simpson
(Valdosta Mayor's Council for Person with Disabilities)
Not Pictured:
Angela Gallagher, Sculpt 24 Fitness
Amanda Grover, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Charlie Oliver, Literacy Voluteer Program of South Georgia
Diane Tovar, Little Actor's Theatre of Valdosta
Rhonda Miller, Edible Arrangements